There was a Sears department store in every mall throughout New York state when we were growing up. Around Christmas time, our parents would always take out the Sears Holiday Wish Book catalog and tell us to circle what we wanted Santa to bring us. Here is a catalog from the 1980s for you to flip through and take a trip down memory lane!
It's fun to think back on our childhood years of simple, fun, play when nothing else mattered and that's why the Strong National Museum of Play created the "National Toy Hall of Fame" where each year, people get to vote on which nominated toys or play-things should receive a place in the Toy Hall of Fame.
(THIS THROWBACK THURSDAY POST WAS FIRST PUBLISHED IN 2012)
On October 8, 1919 at 12 noon the 20 mule team came to Norwich and stopped at the grocery store of H. O. Gregory located at 58 1-2 North Broad Street. Tarrantula Pete gave a lecture and handed out samples of Borax...
Oh, yes, we are feeling a little old today. We'd feel a little better if we could have any of these awesome products today.
How great were these? I remember as a kid popping off the top and chugging them like they were water. These were the pe...